World record and international high final prices with bidders from all over the world
Bukowskis internationally acclaimed auction Important Timepieces resulted in intensive bidding on collector's watches, which sold for a total of SEK 12 million with an average price of as much as SEK 100,000. The auction included vintage watches from some of the world's most exclusive manufacturers such as Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and more, hand-picked and specially selected by Bukowskis' watch specialists.
– We reach an international audience and offers a selection that attracts buyers and sellers at the absolute highest level. Interest in collector watches is steadily increasing, and the result shows that Bukowskis curated selection is what collectors are looking for right now, says Carl Palmegren, head specialist watches.
The auction's most expensive watch sold was a Rolex, "Light Blue Daytona", with a final price of 980,000 SEK, followed by Audemars Piguet Royal Oak which reached a final price of 833,000 SEK. Additional, strong bids were counted for Patek Philippe Aquanaut and Rolex Datejust "Red", two highly sought-after models among collectors.
– The work we do in the international arena gladly pays off with high final prices and phenomenal average prices. A personal favourite at the auction was Rolex Datejust "Red", which with its fine condition, surprised with a final price of 257,250 SEK, a new Swedish record
The Nordic region's leading auction for watches continues to build its leading position with increased international interest.